Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Foxnews: Congress Will Let AWB Die

Congress to Let Assault Weapons Ban Expire

Wednesday, September 08, 2004

WASHINGTON — Congress will not vote on an assault weapons ban due to expire Monday, Republican leaders said Wednesday, rejecting a last-ditch effort by supporters to renew it.

"I think the will of the American people is consistent with letting it expire, so it will expire," Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (search), R-Tenn., told reporters.
Read the whole story here.

It's going to die, finally. I expect that we'll need to fight a renewal after the election, no matter who wins. But in the interim I'm celebrating -- I ordered a folding stock for my AK. :-)

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